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puritan

noun /ˈpjuəritən/
a person who is strict and disapproves of many kinds of enjoyment.
puritano
formerly, in England and America, a member of a religious group wanting to make church worship etc simpler and plainer.
puritano
puritanical /-ˈtӕ-/ adjective
puritano
a puritanical attitude.
Translations of “puritan”
in French puritain/-aine…
in German der/die Puritaner(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清教徒式的人, 禁欲者, 生活嚴謹的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清教徒式的人, 禁欲者, 道学先生…
(Definition of puritan from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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